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Protecting Vulnerable People

We were interested to see an article on the Christian Institute website about MDMD, claiming that we "lobby for legal protections to be removed from vulnerable people". Nothing could be further from the truth. MDMD is concerned that any right-to-die legislation should fully protect vulnerable people. We suggest that the author read our proposals for [...]

2016-10-19T16:11:26+00:00 October 12th, 2016|MDMD, Religious views, Vulnerable People|

How long do we really want to live for?

In an interesting BBC Website article, health correspondent Nick Triggle asks this important question. The article usefully differentiates between "life expectancy" and "healthy life expectancy". It points out that many people answer the question by saying "As long as I have my health". The question presupposes that we have a choice as to when to [...]

2016-12-20T15:14:50+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Life Expectancy|

MDMD Website launched

Today MDMD formally launches its website. Following a press release and interviews, an article in the Sunday Times 9th October describes MDMD's main objectives under the headline "Non terminally ill seek right to die", including a mention of our suggestion of an extended advance decision. and our reasons for believing that an assisted dying law [...]

2016-10-18T21:39:23+00:00 October 9th, 2016|MDMD|